Sam Schwarz

Staff Writer

Sam Schwarz is a staff writer at Newsweek covering politics with a focus on the 2018 midterm elections. He previously worked at National Journal, CQ Roll Call, and the Department of Justice. He can be reached at

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Obama's 2018 Campaign Mission: Pass the Baton

"The best way to rebuild the Democratic Party is to help support the next generation of leaders," said Eric Schultz, senior adviser to Obama and former White House principal deputy press secretary.